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Welcome & Success Center

The University of Kansas Edwards Campus

My KU Edwards Experience

Leadership Opportunities on Campus

As a student at KU Edwards, your leadership development is important to us. We believe in helping you grow as a leader in the areas of teamwork, innovation, and advocacy. With four unique clubs to choose from, there is sure to be an option to fit your personal and professional goals.

  • Student Advisory Council - Do you want to have a voice on campus? Interested in planning events for fellow students? Come join us! Email kuecsac@ku.edu for more info.
  • Veterans Network - Veterans, this is the group for you! Meet other veterans at KUEC and participate in/help plan veteran-centered events! Email kuecveterans@ku.edu for more info.
  • Social Work Club - Calling all social work students! Come work on volunteer projects and plan events with other students in your program. Get plugged in today! Email amea@ku.edu for more info.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cabinet - Join KUEC faculty and staff to discuss and work on various projects on campus related to diversity and inclusion. Email Kristen.barrick@ku.edu for more info.

The KU Edwards Advantage

Kristen Barrick

Kristen Barrick

kristen.barrick@ku.edu 913-897-8532 Regents Center 220 Suite Student Engagement Coordinator

Summer 2020 KU Edwards Advantage Opportunities

Professional Skills

Virtual Career Fair

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Location: Zoom Description: Get connected with different companies in the area who are hiring! Need an internship, part time or full-time job? Now is the time to come network and make connections. Join us in this virtual space to mingle and get to know employers in your field. Register Now - Under Construction
Information Literacy

Tech Tuesdays

Date: Every Tuesday - 12:30pm Location: Zoom Description: Need a refresher on Microsoft office? Want to learn how to use Adobe Suites? In today’s day and age, technology has never been so important. Join us for this weekly series on how to better use your technology. Zoom Link - Under Construction
Self-Knowledge

Self-Care 101

Date: Every Monday - 6:00pm Location: Zoom Description: Start your week on the right foot with a meditation and stress relief activity! Zoom Link - Under Construction
Cultural Perspective

A Panel on History of Systemic Racism in KC

Date: July 2020 Location: Zoom Description: Under Construction Zoom Link - Under Construction
Cultural Perspective

DEI Student Book Club: Tales of Two Americas

Date: June 11, 2020 – July 30, 2020: Every other Thursday Location: Zoom Description: Under Construction Zoom Link - Under Construction

Link and Learn - Communicating for Inclusion: Constructing Workplaces that Welcome Difference.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

Fall 2020 KU Edwards Advantage Opportunities

Campus & Community Engagement

New Student Welcome

Date: August 17 -21 Location: Driving campaign Description: Welcome to campus! We want to welcome our new students LOL still. Register Now - Under Construction
Campus & Community Engagement

Orientation

Date: August 18 & 19th - 5:00pm to 7:30pm Location: Zoom Description: Get prepared for your start at KU Edwards! Learn all you need to know to get started on the right foot. Join us to connect with other students in your program, faculty members and learn about different things that will help you succeed at KU Edwards. Register Now - Under Construction
Campus & Community Engagement

Welcome Week

Date: August 24-27 - 11:00am to 1:00pm Location: Zoom Description: Welcome back to campus! As you embark on this new semester, we want to make sure you know where you are going and know we are here to support you along the way. Visit each entrance to engage with Edwards’s faculty and staff. Register Now - Under Construction
Campus & Community Engagement

Welcome to the Community!

Date: Thursday, August 27th - 4:00 to 7:00pm Location: Zoom Description: Welcome back to campus! As you embark on this new semester, we want to make sure you know where you are going and know we are here to support you along the way. Visit each entrance to engage with Edwards’s faculty and staff. Register Now - Under Construction
Campus & Community Engagement

Welcome to the Community!

Date: Thursday, August 27th - 4:00 to 7:00pm Location: Zoom Description: Come network with professional organizations in the Kansas City area. Plus engage with local businesses and KUEC faculty and staff. Learn all there is to know about the KU Edwards community and play virtual games with our student groups. Register Now - Under Construction
Professional Skills

Personal Branding Workshop

Date: Tuesday, September 8th - 5:30 to 6:30pm Location: Zoom Description: How familiar are you with LinkedIN? Is your online presence up to date? Join us for this workshop on learning how to better use your online networking skills.. Register Now - Under Construction

Link and Learn - Communicating for Inclusion: Constructing Workplaces that Welcome Difference.
Link & Learns are complimentary one-hour sessions where you can gain practical workplace communication strategies, backed up by the latest organizational communication and management research. 
August 20, 2020 - 11:00am via Zoom
Register Here

Childcare Resources

The KU Edwards Campus has a procedure for minors on campus. Please take a few moments to review - Unattended Children. Below is a list of childcare options within the Lawrence and Overland Park communities. Please note that any resources for childcare listed on this page are not endorsed by the University of Kansas. The University holds no responsibility for any actions of third parties listed. If you have suggestions for resources in the Overland Park area or near KU Edwards Campus, please feel free to provide information by emailing kuecservices@ku.edu

  • Care.com- provides in-home and out-of-home care for children of all ages as well as adult or senior care. Care.com allows you to post a job and review profiles of candidates. All caregivers are interviewed, reference checked, and complete a background check - Care.com.
  • Hilltop Child Development Center (Lawrence) - Hilltop Child Development Center.
  • Nounou Neighbors - specializes in finding and vetting babysitters. Users can post jobs and review profiles of candidates. All sitters are interviewed, trained and undergo a background check. - Nounou Neighbors.